BMAC Food Bank: A quick COVID-19 response report for April 2020.
During the last month (March 21 to April 18) BMAC has directly provided 9,653 people with 93,678 meals worth of food. On average that is 3.5 day’s worth of food per person served once per week.
In Walla Walla County, BMAC is now directly providing 3.5 days of food assistance to 5% of the population every week. Three other pantries are also operating in Walla Walla County and receiving food from BMAC.
In Columbia County, BMAC is now directly providing 3.5 days of food assistance to over 10% of the population every week. No other pantry is currently operational in Columbia County.
On April 18th 2020, BMAC and the National Guard served 647 households almost 30,000 pounds of food. Packed in the April 18th box (as shown to the right) was bananas, grapefruit, asparagus, tomatoes, tuna, peanut butter, sweet potato fries, onions, potatoes, oranges, frozen peas, split peas, spaghetti pasta, spaghetti sauce, canned mixed vegetables, grapes, toilet paper, raisins, bread, canned pork, pretzels, and orange juice. Boxes change weekly.
BMAC Food Bank with the National Guard is now completing weekly food distributions as follows.
Walla Walla Drive Through Food Bank
Every Saturday from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM
Location: BMAC Food Bank, 921 E. Cherry St. Walla Walla, WA 99362
Dayton Drive Through Food Bank
Every Tuesday from 2:00 PM -4:00 PM
Location: Columbia County Fairgrounds
Burbank Drive Through Food Bank
Every Wednesday from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Burbank Grange, 44 N 4th
Touchet Drive Through Food Bank
Every Wednesday from 1:00 PM - 2:00PM
Pomona Grange, 1st and Touchet-Gardenna Rd
BMAC anticipates conducting weekly drive-through food distributions in Prescott soon.